There is large body research that spans decades which consistently finds women who are trained in self-defense are less likely to be assaulted, and are more likely to get away if they are. So why doesn’t the CDC promote women’s self-defense? You just might be mortified. (more…)
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Refinery 29 spoke with Gabrielle Rubin, founder of Female Awareness Self Defense about self-defense moves every woman should know. Gabrielle is spot on when she said, “attacks begin before it’s physical.” (more…)
Every police office will tell you if someone tries to steal your purse to let it go. Despite that, there are frequent videos on social media showing women fighting purse snatching attempts and prevailing. The videos where the women don’t prevail don’t seem to ever go viral. On August 30, 2018, a woman was able […]
Elevators are crime magnets. You’re alone, with a criminal, and the one way out is closed. It’s a criminal’s dream!
It’s bad enough when your online date turns out to be rude, obnoxious, or just not your type. A first date with someone you met online can also turn into a nightmare. Someone who seemed worth meeting may turn out to be a sociopath or even a psychopath. You can end up assaulted or even […]
On the evening of April 14, 2015, a woman at a Wells Fargo ATM in Arlington, TX was first robbed and then abducted. The crime was caught on the ATM’s CCTV video. Fortunately for the victim, the perpetrator soon abandoned the car and the woman was unharmed. She was very, very lucky. Crime Scene #2 […]
One of the frequently asked questions in the ACT Self-Defense classes is whether pepper spray is a good self-defense tool. The answer is yes and no. There are regular news stories about how a woman got away by using pepper spray, which gives the perception that pepper spray will always work so you can get […]